TOP SCHOOLS: August 2022 Mining Engineering Board Exams Performance of Schools

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) releases the top-performing schools and performance summary of all schools in the August 2022 Mining Engineering Licensure Exam (MELE) in three (3) working days after the exams.

PRC announces that 253 out of 389 passed the Mining Engineer Licensure Examination.

The licensure exams for Mining Engineering were administered by the PRC and Board of Mining Engineering headed by its Chairman, Cornelio Q. Casido, and its members, Rufino B. Bomasang and Augusto C. Villaluna.

The PRC and the Board of Mining Engineering conducted the exams in Legazpi, Baguio, Cebu, and Koronadal.

Top performing schools in August 2022 in Mining Engineering Board Exam

Here are the top-performing schools that garnered the highest ratings in the Mining Engineering Licensure Examination.

RankName of SchoolTotal # of ExamTotal # of PassedRating
1UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES-DILIMAN3434100%
2MINDANAO STATE UNIVERSITY-ILIGAN INSTITUTE OF TECH.201890.00%
3UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHEASTERN PHILIPPINES-DAVAO CITY474085.11%

Summary: Performance of Schools in the August 2022 Mining Engineer Licensure Exam

Mining Engineering Licensure Exam Coverage

Wednesday, August 24, 2022SubjectsPercentage
7:00 AM – 7:45 AMGeneral Instructions and Filling-out of Forms
Submission of Health Declaration, Informed Consent,
and Covid RT-PCR Result or Certificate of Quarantine
8:00 AM – 04:00 PMMINING ENGINEERING 1
(Mineral Prospecting and Exploration; Sampling and
Ore Reserve Estimation; Mining Methods, Mine Planning,
Designing and Development; Ventilation and Mine Safety;
and Rock Mechanics in Mining Engineering, and
Applied Mathematics in Mine Mathematics)
35%
Thursday, August 25, 2022Subjects Percentage
8:00 AM – 04:00 PMMINING ENGINEERING II
(Mineral Economics; Mine Evaluation and Feasibility Studies; Applied Mathematic in Mining Engineering; Mine Management and Computer Application; Mine and Mineral Land Surveying; and Mining Law and Ethics)
35%
Friday, August 26, 2022Subjects Percentage
8:00 AM – 04:00 PM MINING ENGINEERING III
(General Geology; Mineralogy and Petrology; Economics Geology; Structural Geology; Principles of Metallurgy; Mineral Processing; and Assaying and Applied Mathematic in Geology and Mineral Engineering, Ecology)
30%
TOTAL100%

Previous Mining Engineering Top Performing Schools

In August 2021 MELE, Bicol State University – Legaspi ranked first with 85.29% passing rate, or 29 out of 24 passed the board exam.

In the same exam, the University of the Philippines – Diliman ranked first in the August 2019 Mining Engineering Licensure Exam- Top Performing School with 100% or 35 out 35 passed the licensure exam. Meanwhile, Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology ranked second with 97.44% or 38 out of 39 passed the exam.

In the same exam, Saint Louis University ranked first in the August 2018 Mining Engineering Licensure Exam- Top performing school with 85.54% or 71 out of 83 passed the licensure exam. Meanwhile, Cebu Institute of Technology – University ranked second with 80.36% or 45 out of 56 passed the licensure exam.

In the same exam, Saint Louis University ranked first in the August 2017 Mining Engineering Licensure Exam- Top performing school with 94.94% or 75 out of 79 passed the licensure exam. Meanwhile, Cebu Institute of Technology ranked second with 83.33% or 45 out of 54 passed the licensure exams.

Registration of Successful Examinees

The schedule of the online registration for the issuance of PRC ID and Certificate of Registration for passers of the August 2022 Mining Engineering Licensure Exam will be announced online by PRC. The successful examinees are advised to register on PRC official website and follow the instructions for online registration.

Those who successfully registered online are required to bring the following:

  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal (downloadable)
  • Notice of Admission (for identification purposes only)
  • Two pieces of passport-sized ID pictures (white background and complete name tag)
  • Two sets of documentary stamps
  • One piece of the short brown envelope

Verification of Ratings

The Verification of Ratings (VoR) for the August 2022 Mining Engineering Licensure Exam will be available online a few days after the result has been posted.

The successful examinees need the following information as it is required to fill out the following field:

  • Name of Exam (e.g., Mining Exam)
  • Examination date
  • Application number
  • First name and Surname
  • Date of birth

Target Date of Release

As per previous releases of Mining Engineering licensure exam results and the target release date written in the PRC Resolution No. 1283 series of 2020, the August 2022 Mining Engineering Licensure Exam results are expected to be out in three (3) working days after the last day of exams. However, it may also be released earlier or later than the said dates without prior announcement(s).

Contact PRC

Should you have concerns related to the August 2022 Licensure Exam results for Mining Engineering, you may also reach the Professional Regulation Commission at the following contact details:

PRC Licensure Exam Division: [email protected] / [email protected]
Facebook: @professionalregulationcommission
Twitter: @PRC_main

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